palisaded

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palisaded

  1. simple past tense and past participle of palisade
    • 1871, James Fenimore Cooper, Wyandotte[1]:
      The Hut, well palisaded, would make a work that could not be easily carried, without artillery."
    • 1890, John Fiske, Civil Government in the United States Considered with[2]:
      But where, through the development of trade or any other cause, a good many of them grew up close together within a narrow compass, they gradually coalesced into a kind of compound town; and with the greater population and greater wealth, there was naturally more elaborate and permanent fortification than that of the palisaded village.
    • 1909, John R. Musick, The Real America in Romance, Volume 6; A Century Too Soon (A Story[3]:
      They stood at bay in an old palisaded fort.
    • 1957, Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker, Bacon's Rebellion, 1676[4]:
      The ensuing dispute led to a bloody battle on the island, in which the English rushed up to the palisaded fort, began firing in at the portholes, and set fire to the village.